LESLIE MORGENSTEIN (Executive Producer) has served as President of Alloy Entertainment and its predecessor, 17th Street Productions, Inc., since 1999, overseeing the company's operations, strategy, and creative mission. He produces or executive produces Alloy Entertainment's television and feature film projects, including the current hit series "Gossip Girl" and the fall premieres of "Surviving the Filthy Rich" and "Samurai Girl," as well as the feature films "The Clique" and "Sex Drive." In 2005, he served as an executive producer on "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants."
In addition to film and television, Alloy is the most successful independent packager of fiction in the world. Approximately 50 of the company's titles have achieved New York Times best-seller status, including The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Gossip Girl, The Clique, The Luxe and Pretty Little Liars.
Morgenstein has an undergraduate degree in writing and photography from Sarah Lawrence College, a MBA in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business, and completed his master's work in English and creative writing at The City College of New York.